Shandi Finnessey Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 Jul, 2019
Facts of Shandi Finnessey
Date of Birth: 1978 , June-9
Age: 41 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Shandi Ren Finnessey
Birth Name Shandi Finnessey
Father Patrick Finnessey
Mother Linda Finnessey
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Ethnicity White
Profession actress, model, TV host, beauty queen.
Weight in KG 57 kgs
Famous for Winning Miss USA 2004
Married Yes
Married to Ben Higgins
Children son Finn Arthur Higgins and daughter Bodhi James Higgins.
Education McCluer North High School, Incarnate Word Academy, Lindenwood University
Movies Piranhaconda, Sharktopus
Siblings Shane Finnessey, Damion Finnessey and Paul Finnessey
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Shandi Finnessey is an American model and actress known for winning the crown of Miss Missouri USA and Miss USA 2004. The lady of all seasons as she has excelled in her all career including acting, hosting as well as modeling.

Early Life, Biography, Wiki, And Education Of Shandi Finnessey

Shandi Finnessey was born Shandi Ren Finnessey on 9 June 1978 under the sun sign Gemini. She was born in an American family to parents; father Patrick Finnessey and mother Linda Finnessey. She was raised in her home town with her siblings; three brothers Shane Finnessey, Damion Finnessey and Paul Finnessey.

Regarding her education, Finnessey graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Psychology from Lindenwood University. She attended McCluer North High School but changed the school in later years. She went to Incarnate Word Academy for junior years and graduated from it in 1996.

Shandi Finnessey's Career

Shandi Finnessey started her career in 1999 by taking part in Miss Missouri, USA. She was placed at the 1st runner up of the competition. After this, she eventually took part in other beauty pageants like Miss Oktoberfest 2000, Miss Missouri 2001, and Miss Missouri USA 2001.

CAPTION: Miss USA 2004 crowning to Shandi Finnessey SOURCE: YouTube

In 2002, she won the title of 2002 Missouri USA. Other than that, she won Miss Missouri USA 2004 and Miss USA 2004. In a similar manner, she debuted in the entertainment industry through 2010 movie Sharktopus. Until now, she has only four acting credits. She has appeared in films; Piranhaconda, Garbage, and Bachelorette Party Massacre.

Shandi Finnessey's Net Worth, Salary, And Charity Works

As of 2019, Shandi Finnessey has estimated net worth in between $500 thousand to $1 million various online sources reported. Although there are various speculations regarding her net worth, the personality herself has not talked on the topic.

Finnessey mainly earns her net worth from her career as an actress, a model, and TV Host. Though her exact salaries are not out, an actress averagely earns approximately $50,180 per annum. Likewise, a model makes around $42,000 per annum, $39.84 per hour, and a TV host collects $55,000 salary per year. As she is an experienced one, she surely earns way more than that of average. 

With her whopping net worth, she is surely living a lavish lifestyle in a house worth thousands of dollars and few luxury cars inside her garage.

She is also somehow involved in charity. Once in August 2010, she also appeared in an episode of Minute to win it. Here the ten beauty pageant winner compete for $100,000 to $1,000,000 which could be used for their chosen charities.

Shandi Finnessey's Personal Life

Coming to her personal life, Shandi Finnessey is a married woman. She is married to her boyfriend turned husband Ben Higgins from 11 July 2015. As of 2 July 2019, the couple shared the marital relationship for almost five years.

CAPTION: Shandi Finnessey and her husband Ben Higgins SOURCE: YouTube

Actually, Higgins was the man who revealed that they got engaged on 24 September 2014. The power duo is blessed with two children; son Finn Arthur Higgins and daughter Bodhi James Higgins.

Prior to this, she has a short list of her past affairs, including celebrities like August Busch IV (2003), Italo Zanzi (2003), and Ernesto Arguello.

Age, Body Measurements, and Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Shandi Finnessey is 41 years old.
  • Height: Shandi is 5 feet 11 inch (1.80 m) in height.
  • Weight: Finnessey weighs around 57 kgs (126 pounds).

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